A South Carolina Genealogy:Information about William T. Thorn
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Dr. William T. Thorn (b. 28 December 1808, d. 10 October 1881)William T. Thorn (son of Charles T. Thorn and Delilah Gilliam) was born 28 December 1808 in Chester District, South Carolina734, and died 10 October 1881 in Chester District, South Carolina735.He married Martha Miller McCrorey, daughter of John McCrorey and Mary Margaret Turner.
Notes for William T. Thorn:
William T. Thorn graduated from the South Carolina Medical College in 1832. Found in Fitz Hugh McMaster papers at South Caroliniana Library, USC:
"Dr. William Thorne, who lived north of Winnsboro on the road to Blackstock, South Carolina, Fairfield County, was the son of Capt. Charles Thorne and grandson of Capt. Thomas Thorne of the Revolutionary War, born in 1735 died 1820 and his wife Mary Williams April 26, 1749- April 6, 1847. Capt. Thomas Thorne was born in Mecklenburg, Va. then went to Warren County, N.C. and thence to S.C. as shown by the 1790 census. He owned vast acres of land at what is now Great Falls, Chester County. The Fairfield branch is Dr. Wm. Thorne and his sister Sarah Lundywife of James A. McCrorey. They were children of Capt. Charles Thorne and his wife Delilah Gilliam of Granville County, N.C. Dr. William Thorne, 12/28/1808 married Martha Miller daughter of John McCrorey and Molly Peggy Turner. Their sons were William Turner and John Charles Thorne. William Turner Thorne married Frances Douglass daughter of John Douglass and his wife Mary Lethud Lunsford. Their children were Mary Moore, Martha, Adalize, Susan and Fanny wife of Dr. James Adams Hayne of Congaree, S.C. William Turner Thorne was a Lt. in the Confederate War- Company D, 7th S.C. Cavalry . (A copy of a letter written by Col. A.C. Haskell 7th S.C. Cavalry to the daughter of William Thorne is at the library.)"
More About William T. Thorn:
Burial: 1881, Old Catholic Presbyterian, Chester County, South Carolina.
Children of William T. Thorn and Martha Miller McCrorey are:
- +William Turner Thorn, b. 24 May 1840, Kershaw, South Carolina736, d. 12 January 1879, Blackstock, South Carolina737.